The Teachers Service Commission has denied claims that it intends to introduce uniforms for teachers across the country. Some cheap unlicensed bloggers alleged that the uniforms worn by teachers had already been adopted by teachers’ employers and the idea was waiting to be implemented.
Fragmented reports suggested that the uniforms to be worn would include bright yellow or orange T-shirts and shirts with green lining on the collar and sleeves, giving teachers a facelift that would enable efficient monitoring and TSC can help with other performance practices among employees. in future.
The commission on its official Twitter account termed this information as fake. TSC has always been at the forefront when it comes to implementing some of its strategies, most of which have always been geared towards teachers as the primary target for its attainable goals.
Several items have been implemented The new system was implemented almost six years ago under the leadership of CEO, Dr. Nancy Macharia, and teachers have always been affected either positively or negatively depending on the prevailing F for individual teachers.
TSC has recently launched TPD which requires compulsory license of teachers. Teachers will be issued each year with a professional teaching certificate for the six years of professional training with approximately 6,000 shillings that they acquired at the university.
Teaching Certificate will be renewed after every five years. TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy Makaria said it aims to run and manage teaching in the country like other professions in the form of law and engineering.
TSC said it will employ innovative assessment strategies such as reflective journals, portfolios and presentations to carry out the programme. At the end of each successful module, teachers will have to renew their teaching certificates after every five years.
TSC says teachers who fail to train will have their licenses revoked have to keep. TPD, she explained, is a life-long learning program divided into six hierarchical competency levels, each level taking five years to complete.
At the end of each module, successful teachers will have their teaching certificates renewed after every five years,” she said.
Makaria said that in order to participate in the program every teacher registered with the commission would have to identify and register with one of the recognized service providers. He urged teachers to adopt it, claiming that it benefits them commensurate with their goals.
Mount Kenya University, Kenyatta University, Riyara University and Kenya Institute of Education Management have been recognized by the Commission for carrying out the program so far.
In 2016, the Commission implemented the Performance Agreement for Institutional Head and Teacher Performance Appraisal Development (TPAD) for teachers with the aim of strengthening accountability in resource use to improve learning outcomes.